Past Events

Sunday, Dec 8th, 2013
NPSA Christmas party(Ottawa U) — 7:30 pm
Saturday, Aug 31st, 2013
RHYME TIME @ MERCURY LOUNGE: Link — 7:00 pm
Sunday, Aug 11th, 2013
THE WEEKS LIVE @ MERCURY LOUNGE: Link — 8:00 pm
Friday, Jul 26th, 2013
PEDRO QUENTAL LIVE @ MERCURY LOUNGE: Link — 8:00 pm
Thursday, Jul 25th, 2013
HIGH WATERS @ UP & UP Concert-Series: Link — 9:00 pm
Friday, Jul 19th, 2013
MOTEL RAPHAËL LIVE @ MERCURY LOUNGE: Link — 8:00 pm
Thursday, Jul 18th, 2013
IMN CONCERT SERIES: Link — 7:00 pm
Sunday, Jul 14th, 2013
Five Alarm Funk live @ Mercury Lounge: Link — 8:00 pm
Friday, Jul 12th, 2013
Galitcha & The Bollywood Heat: Link — 7:00 pm
Thursday, Jul 11th, 2013
MEMORYHOUSE LIVE @ MERCURY LOUNGE feat. FLYING HÓRSES & SARAH BRADLEY (FEVERS): Link — 8:00 pm
Saturday, Jul 6th, 2013
Walker VS Lapratte: Link — 10:00 pm
Thursday, Jul 4th, 2013
Thursday July 4th Ghetto Funk Ottawa Presents: It Came From the West: Link — 10:00 pm
Wednesday, Jul 3rd, 2013
Montag live @ Mercury Lounge: Link — 7:00 pm
Friday, Jun 28th, 2013
The Ottawa Jazz Festival present Maylee Todd - Live from Toronto — 10:00 pm
Thursday, Jun 27th, 2013
Slim Moore & The Mar-Kays @ UP & UP Concert Series: Link — 9:00 pm
Friday, Jun 21st, 2013
Ottawa Jazz Presents LAL - Live from Toronto — 10:00 pm
Sunday, Jun 16th, 2013
Antennas Up Live @ Mercury Lounge: Link — 9:00 pm
Thursday, Jun 13th, 2013
DANIEL ELLSWORTH & THE GREAT LAKES LIVE @ MERCURY LOUNGE: Link — 9:00 pm
Tuesday, Jun 11th, 2013
The Crackling live @ Mercury Lounge: Link — 9:00 pm
Friday, Jun 7th, 2013
MUSK OX LIVE @ MERCURY LOUNGE: Link — 9:00 pm
Saturday, Jun 1st, 2013
Walker VS Lapratte: Link — 10:00 pm
Thursday, May 30th, 2013
SWIRL & TWIRL AFTER-PARTY — 9:00 pm
Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
FOREPLAY - Pre-`HUMP Queer night: Link — 7:00 pm
Friday, May 24th, 2013
ANDRÉ M. BLUTEAU LIVE @ MERCURY LOUNGE: Link — 9:00 pm
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
UP & UP CONCERT SERIES: Link — 9:00 pm

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where should I eat before heading to Mercury Lounge?
A: You can eat here but we also recommend some places in the Market: Social, Black Tomato, Metropolitan, Kinki, 18, Play and outside the Market: Whalesbone and Oz Kafe. There are a lot of places to go in Ottawa but these are some of the ones we go to.

Q: Movie theatres you suggest?
A: Go to Mayfair Theatre or Bytowne Cinema. Show your movies tickets to our door person and there may be a deal to be had.

Q: I like Mercury Lounge, where should I go when I go to Washington, D.C.?
A: Go to Eighteenth Street Lounge - sometimes you'll catch Thievery Corporation there.

Q: I like Mercury Lounge, where should I go when I go to London, UK?
A: Go to The Jazz Cafe in Camdem.

Q: I like Mercury Lounge, where should I go when I go to Tokyo?
A: Go to The Room in Shibuya - on Saturdays see Shuya Okino from Kyoto Jass Massive DJ there.

Q: WiFi?
A: Yes - connect to mlott and it doesn't require sign-in. Use it with your iPhone and BlackBerry while at the club.

Q: Twitter Feed?
A: Yes - our Twitter feed is @mercurylounge.

Q: Hash tag?
A: When you tweet something or shout your Foursquare check-in, use #mlott to identify it with Mercury Lounge.

Q: Foursquare?
A: Please do check in with Foursquare when you arrive. We offer specials to the Mayor and when you check-in.

Q: What's the best way to know what is going on at Mercury?
A: Probably our Facebook group although we also announce events on this site, on an email list, on Twitter and Foursquare.

Q: What about postering?
A: We found in the last year (2010) they are mostly a waste of paper and money as Facebook became much more effective. We wish other clubs to follow suite and clean up the city.

Q: What's the deailo with baseball caps?
A: We ask people to remove baseball caps when they enter the club on main club nights. It is based on a 15 year tradition.